1980s NASCAR season recaps include highlights and statistics of NASCAR races during the 1980s. Learn more on the 1980s NASCAR Season Recaps Channel.
1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results
During the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup season, Dale Earnhardt emerged from obscurity to instant fame. Earnhardt held off Cale Yarborough and Richard Petty to win the championship in his second year as a driver. See results from the 1980 NASCAR season here.